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Yonkers is distributing free kits for parents to collect DNA from their children in the event they go missing. (credit: CBS 2)

Free DNA Kits Aim To Find Missing Kids In Yonkers

On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.

11/07/2013

Robert Richard

Missing Autistic Teen From Yonkers Found In Manhattan

An alert had been put out for Robert Richard, who was described as an “endangered missing child with autism.”

10/31/2013

Robert Richard

Police Search For Autistic Teen Who Vanished In Yonkers

As the mystery continued in the search for Avonte Oquendo Wednesday night, police in Yonkers reported that another autistic teen was also missing.

10/30/2013

A 15-year-old girl was killed and three other people were injured after an SUV went out of control, slammed into a bunch of cars and then hit a group of people outside a carnival in Yonkers on Oct. 11, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police Probe Crash That Killed Girl, 15, In Yonkers

An investigation was under way Saturday morning after an out-of-control sport-utility vehicle hit several people at a street fair in Yonkers, leaving a 15-year-old girl dead and four others injured.

10/12/2013

Police on the scene in Yonkers where a Jeep slammed into a group of pedestrians. (Credit CBS 2)

1 Dead After SUV Slams Into Pedestrians In Yonkers

According to witnesses, a black Jeep backed out of a parking spot at a very high speed and hit several cars. Once in drive the Jeep hit several more parked cars and then plowed into a group of people.

10/11/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting that left a 3-year-old wounded in Yonkers. (Credit CBS 2)

2 Held In Shooting That Wounded Girl, 3, In Yonkers

Two people were in police custody Saturday morning in connection with a shooting that wounded a 3-year-old girl in Yonkers.

09/28/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting that left a 3-year-old wounded in Yonkers. (Credit CBS 2)

Child Shot As Chaos Unfolds On Palisade Avenue In Yonkers

The gunshot struck a 3-year-old girl in the arm. She was taken to Jacobi Trauma Center in the Bronx with non life threatening injuries, according to investigators.

09/27/2013

Police in Yonkers, NY where a man reportedly barricaded himself inside a home, prompting two schools to go on lockdown on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Lockdown On 2 Yonkers Schools Lifted After Barricade Situation

Police responded to a home at Rugby Road and Westwood Roads, where a man apparently barricaded himself inside.

09/19/2013

The Price Is Right - Contestant Search

‘The Price Is Right’ Contestant Search Takes Place In Yonkers

Thousands of Tri-State area residents lined up at Yonkers Raceway Tuesday in hopes of hearing three famous words: Come on down.

08/20/2013

Bronx River Parkway Crash

Multi-Vehicle Crash Snags Southbound Bronx River Parkway

A crash caused major delays Tuesday afternoon on the southbound Bronx River Parkway in Westchester County.

08/13/2013

NYPD officers with heroin they seized in bust, August 10, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Undercover Officers Seize 20 Pounds Of Heroin

That amount of heroin has an estimated street value of $750,000, according to police.

08/11/2013

Sink Spigot

Lawsuit: Westchester County Failing To Comply With Safe Water Drinking Act

A significant portion of Westchester County’s water supply could contain a dangerous microscopic parasite that can cause a potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness for which authorities say there is no known treatment.

08/06/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Westchester Rabbi Charged In Alleged Road Rage Incidents Due In Court

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski, 49, has been charged with criminal impersonation for an incident on the Sprain Brook Parkway in May.

08/02/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Westchester Rabbi Arrested For Second Alleged Police Impersonation Incident

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski was accused last month of flashing a fake badge at a fellow motorist in Mamaroneck. On Wednesday, police in White Plains accused him of doing the same thing there in May.

07/17/2013

Ethel Monroe Missing Poster

Frantic Search On For Missing Grandmother In Yonkers

A grandmother had been missing for nearly two days Monday night, after disappearing from her home in Yonkers.

07/08/2013

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